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Cancer

  • Lisa A. Schwartz
  • Anne E. Kazak
  • Ifigenia Mougianis
Chapter

Childhood cancer is a potentially traumatic experience for youth and their families. The impact of cancer on adolescents is especially significant given the critical developmental stage of adolescence and its expanding ecology encompassing school, friends, work, and romantic partners.

Keywords

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Pediatric Oncology Pediatric Cancer Childhood Cancer Survivor Psychosocial Care 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lisa A. Schwartz
    • 1
  • Anne E. Kazak
    • 2
  • Ifigenia Mougianis
    • 3
  1. 1.The Children’s Hospital of PhiladelphiaUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA
  2. 2.Department of Psychology; Department of PediatricsUniversity of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Children’s Hospital of PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia
  3. 3.Children’s Hospital of PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia

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